| Jun 10, 2013
| 10:28 AM
The legendary Cicely Tyson stole the Tony Awards on Sunday evening with her moving acceptance speech after being named best actress in a drama for the revival of Horton Foote's "A Trip to Bountiful."
It was the 79-year-old actress' first Tony and her...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 7:37 PM
The final radio call from the Granite Mountain Interagency Hotshots came in at 4:39 p.m. as a wall of fire was racing toward Yarnell, Ariz.
That call, described in a report released Saturday about the tragedy that claimed 19 lives, provides further...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 2:47 PM
Good news on Monday: “Woman gored at San Fermin: More women joining in the running of bulls.”
OK, sure, that’s not good news for the woman who was gored (she was listed in serious condition Monday; best of luck to the young Australian)...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 4:21 PM
Black Americans paid much closer attention to George Zimmerman's trial than white Americans did, according to a new survey from the Pew Research Center for the People and the Press.
It wasn't difficult to follow the murder case against Zimmerman, who...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 12:33 PM
"I believe I made a grave error in judgment in wanting to represent this story."
That's what Sharlene Martin wrote about her decision to take on Juror B37 as a client. The juror had been part of the trial of George Zimmerman, who shot and killed unarmed...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 3:33 PM
How many laws has California passed, how many verdicts have its juries reached, how many social movements has it launched that other people in other states consider unjust or vile and would like to punish with a boycott?
That’s one of the...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 4:23 PM
Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas on Saturday called for a national boycott of Florida to protest the state’s “stand your ground” law in the wake of the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting of African American...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Hard-nosed Montana fisherman Andy Hill, who recently founded a nonprofit organization to teach disabled people how to make lures and cast lines, suddenly finds himself in a wheelchair -- at least for the time being.
For 21 years, Hill, a social worker,...
| Oct 7, 2013
The Walt Disney Concert Hall, which opened its doors 10 years ago this month, is rightly celebrated as the most recognizable jewel in Los Angeles' cultural crown.
But we should remember that Disney Hall came very close to not being built at all....
| Oct 9, 2013
| 3:14 PM
Bruce Jenner and wife Kris Jenner, the Kardashian momager, have separated but don't plan to file for divorce.
"I'm doing great," the former Olympian, 63, told People. "Kris is happy, I'm happy. Nobody is filing for divorce."
The couple, who have...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 11:28 AM
LAS VEGAS -- For the first time in a long while, O.J. Simpson got a bit of favorable legal news Wednesday when Nevada officials granted him parole on several of his 2008 convictions for kidnapping and armed robbery stemming from his attempt to retrieve...